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Posts in category “Science”

Why Your Kids Should Play Kerbal Space Program

  A reader passes on the cartoon above, from the excellent website …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Atheist: We Should Study Mystical Experience

Barbara Ehrenreich is a confirmed atheist, but she says she once had …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Walker Percy Takes Carl Sagan To School

Artur Rosman has a nice post excerpting Walker Percy’s nonfiction book Lost …

Posted March 19th, 2014

Andrei Linde Wins The Sweepstakes

I was traveling most of the day yesterday, and only got to …

Posted March 19th, 2014

Nailing The Big Bang

New evidence confirming and expanding on the Big Bang theory: In the …

Posted March 18th, 2014

Born To Be Rich, Born To Be Poor

For somebody like me, economist Gregory Clark’s piece on success and genetic …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Shhh, Things May Be Intelligently Designed

So says UC Berkeley professor of mathematics Edward Frenkel. Excerpt: It seems …

Posted February 17th, 2014

In Defense Of Creationists

Michael Brendan Dougherty doesn’t agree with Christians who believe Genesis is a …

Posted February 13th, 2014

Ken Ham & Bill Nye, Meet Met. Nicholas & BioLogos

Lots of people are talking about the televised CNN debate between Ken …

Posted February 6th, 2014

Evolution & The Culture War

The reader Thursday commented on an earlier thread: I believe evolution by …

Posted January 27th, 2014

A Forever Mystery?

Physicist and Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg says the universe might remain eternally …

Posted November 12th, 2013

Wieseltier Against Scientism

Leon Wieseltier opens up on Steven Pinker’s scientism (which is not the same …

Posted September 19th, 2013

Boy In Wonderland

  There’s my son Matthew, 13, standing at what is for him …

Posted August 16th, 2013

To JPL, And Beyond!

I’m going to be away from the keys for the rest of …

Posted August 15th, 2013

Was Einstein Wrong?

The excellent science writer Dennis Overbye brings news of a red-hot controversy …

Posted August 13th, 2013

Test-Tube Three-Way

In Britain, the government has okayed scientists creating babies in test tubes …

Posted June 28th, 2013

Genesis And Evolution

An observant Christian reader sends this story from the BBC about new …

Posted June 4th, 2013